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Tanzania: Entrepreneur Invents Handwashing Tool to Curb Covid-19

According to Unicef, hand-washing with soap, when done correctly, is crucial in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), but millions of people...

The 5th US-Africa Investment Forum & Policy Dialogue 2020 ends with...

…..as top Business and Policy leaders celebrated   Sustainable trade, enabled investments, development of ’partner not saviour’ approaches and mutually beneficial partnerships topped the agenda as...

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Business and Economy

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, breaks Guinness World Record

The Lagos state government with support from Fly Africa has put Nigeria on the Guinness book of world record by celebrating the 60th Independence...

Gakara Mine: Africa’s Gateway to The Rare Earths Mineral

Africa is blessed with abundant natural resources, beneath and above the earth surface.   From South to North and from East to West, each region...

Ethiopia: More French Companies Keen to Invest in Ethiopia in Various Sectors – French Ambassador

According to French Ambassador to Ethiopia, Remi Marechaux, Prominent French organizations indicate enthusiasm to put resources into Ethiopia in the region of energy, logistics,...

Governance and Policy

West African Power Pool Set to Receive $2 Million from The Nigerian Government

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved a contribution of $2 million towards the implementation of the 2020 budget of the West African Power...

Nigerian government launches MSMEs Survival Fund

…opens portal for registration  As part of its efforts to cushion the effect of COVID-19 on Small and medium scale businesses, the Nigerian government...

The #EndSARS Movement: A yearning for equality and inclusivity

By Ibifuro Ken-Giami 2020 will remain an unforgettable year in the archives of history, owing largely to the trail of challenges and hardship faced by...

Feature Reports

Celebrating 20 Years of FOCAC

By Chu Maoming, China’s Consul General in Lagos The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)....

Virtual Summit for African Business Leaders

Africa.com is convening thousands of leaders of African businesses, and the highest ranks of U.S. agencies that support African business, to present opportunities for...

African Leadership Magazine Call for Nominations into 17 Categories of The African Business Leadership Awards 2020

Portsmouth United Kingdom June 13 2020. The African Leadership Magazine is pleased to announce a call for nominations into various categories for the African Business Leadership Awards...

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Development

Ex-Kenyan Paralympian Named Among UK’s 100 Most Influential People with Disabilities

Anne Olympia Wafula, a Kenyan-born retired Paralympian added yet another feather to her garlanded cap by being named in the 100 most influential disabled...

SAMCHI Group – The Journey Into The Future From A Strong Foundation

We are in interesting times as businesses. But as I have come to know, great disruptions birth even greater innovations and solutions. Having started my...

The Central Bank of Nigeria Reveals Plans for Financing New Meter Acquisitions

Economic analysts did not applaud the Federal Government's recent actions to increase its electricity sector commercial value via increased tariff. The economic analysts suspect that...

International

WTO: Why Okonjo-Iweala is yet to be named the new Director-General

But for the United States’ opposition to her candidacy, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala would have been named the first African and female to lead the...

The #EndSARS Movement: A yearning for equality and inclusivity

By Ibifuro Ken-Giami 2020 will remain an unforgettable year in the archives of history, owing largely to the trail of challenges and hardship faced by...

Hailemariam Desalegn: The Forerunner of Ethiopia’s Peace and Reform Process

Ethiopia's young and elegant Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed - fittingly named the "Obama" of East Africa, has gained global acclaim as the wonder kid...

Innovation and ICT

The Central Bank of Nigeria Reveals Plans for Financing New Meter Acquisitions

Economic analysts did not applaud the Federal Government's recent actions to increase its electricity sector commercial value via increased tariff. The economic analysts suspect that...

Tanzania: Entrepreneur Invents Handwashing Tool to Curb Covid-19

According to Unicef, hand-washing with soap, when done correctly, is crucial in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), but millions of people...

Online Education – it is not (only) about the technology!

In 2001, the University of Mauritius established the Virtual Centre for Innovative Learning Technologies (VCILT) to promote the use of ICT in teaching and...

Sports and Entertainment

Ex-Kenyan Paralympian Named Among UK’s 100 Most Influential People with Disabilities

Anne Olympia Wafula, a Kenyan-born retired Paralympian added yet another feather to her garlanded cap by being named in the 100 most influential disabled...

African Style Makes History at Paris Haute Couture Week

For the first time in the history of Paris haute couture fashion week, African style makes its first appearance on the runway of the...

Nigeria: Burna Boy Nominated for Grammy Awards 

Abuja, Nigeria: Africa’s leading Afrobeat sensation, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has been nominated for the 62nd Grammy Awards.    Burna Boy's Grammy nomination...

Environment

Gakara Mine: Africa’s Gateway to The Rare Earths Mineral

Africa is blessed with abundant natural resources, beneath and above the earth surface.   From South to North and from East to West, each region...

Can South Africa Solve Its Energy Crisis?

Policy debates in SA’s energy sector are becoming increasingly polarised, but it is critical to ensure broad participation if we want to re-imagine the energy...

South Sudan to Repair War-Torn Oil Wells

South Sudan has begun to repair and pump oil from wells damaged in the civil war and will ramp up production by the end...